Kate Davidson


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6th Floor, Waverley House
7-12 Noel Street
London W1F 8GQ

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Playwrights' Studio

Former Mentored Playwright

Kate Davidson

Kate Davidson is an Edinburgh-based playwright and screenwriter, who grew up in St. Andrews but has also lived in Dublin, Paris and London.

Her plays have been performed at the Byre Theatre, Almeida, Pleasance (London), Leicester Square Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe. For her playwriting she has won the Scottish Young Playwriting Festival as well as the Writers' Guild Playwright's Progress Award. Her jousting show Wars of the Roses: Live! received five-star reviews and was revived at Warwick Castle for three summers.

Kate has also written for a number of continuing television dramas including Hollyoaks, Doctors, River City and Holby City. In addition she wrote three episodes of the teen supernatural thriller The A List, which is available on Netflix globally. She has developed a number of original drama series including Making It with Sweden's SVT and two series with Greenacre Films. Kate is particularly interested in projects with complex female leads, that examine challenging social issues, or that have a magical realist feel.

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